On Tuesday, April 2nd, NBC Sports Philadelphia announced that it will be offering betting-focused programming alongside it is National Basketball Association (NBA) coverage, making it the latest regional sports network (RSN) to do so.
As per reported by the Comcast-owned network, it will provide gambling analysis via its own digital platform, NBC Sports Philadelphia+, during the Philadelphia 76ers Eastern conference clash with the Atlanta Hawks set to take place on Wednesday, April 3rd.
Reports also state that on-screen graphics featuring betting data and information which includes a glossary to aid the viewer with gambling terminology – while its hosts discuss how gameplay events impact certain bets will also be there to complement the commentary.
Additionally, as part of its podcasts, the network will also be providing betting odds on its website, Predict.
Friday, April 5th has been set as the date for the Game to be produced for the eighth and final time.
Speaking on the announcement, NBC Sports Philadelphia president Brian Monihan said, “We are thrilled to be the first to provide this betting-focused programming and analysis, with a format that is relevant to everyone, from those just learning to advanced bettors.”
Monihan then further said, “This live coverage continues our commitment to engage our fans in new and exciting ways.”